Engineering & Applied Science

  • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

    B4 7ET Birmingham

    United Kingdom

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1995

Actively modelocked dual-wavelength fibre laser with ultra-low inter-pulse-stream timing jitter

Pattison, D., Kean, P. N., Gray, J. W. D., Bennion, I. & Doran, N., Dec 1995, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 7, 12, p. 1415-1417 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erbium
Timing jitter
Fiber Bragg gratings
Fiber lasers
Solitons

All-fibre femtosecond pulse amplification circuit using chirped Bragg gratings

Galvanauskas, A., Fermann, M. E., Harter, D., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., Feb 1995, In : Applied Physics Letters. 66, 9, p. 1053-1055 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bragg gratings
fibers
pulses
amplifiers
oscillators

All-optical modulation of $) GHz beat frequency conversion soliton source-

Ellis, A. D., Pender, W. A., Widdowson, T., Richardson, D. J., Chamberlain, R. P. & Dong, L., 3 Aug 1995, In : Electronics letters. 31, 16, p. 1362-1364 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Light modulation
Solitons
Jitter
Laser pulses

Bandpass switching in a nonlinear optical loop mirror

Pattison, D. A., Kean, P. N., Forysiak, W., Bennion, I. & Doran, N. J., Jan 1995, In : Optics Letters. 20, 4, p. 362-364 3 p.

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mirrors
wavelengths
phase modulation
Bragg gratings
solitary waves

Can Polyethylene be a Photo(bio)Degradable Synthetic Polymer?

Lemaire, J., Arnaud, R., Dabin, P., Scott, G., Al-malaika, S., Chohan, S., Fauve, A. & Maaroufi, A., 1 Apr 1995, In : Journal of Macromolecular Science, part B: Physics. 32, 4, p. 731-741

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

chemical evolution
Low density polyethylenes
Polyethylene
Polyethylenes
polyethylenes

Combined spatial and time division multiplexing scheme for fibre grating sensors with drift-compensated phase-sensitive detection

Rao, Y. J., Ribeiro, A. B. L., Jackson, D. A., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., Oct 1995, In : Optics Letters. 20, 20, p. 2149-2151 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

time division multiplexing
topology
gratings
fibers
strain measurement

Data-driven operation of semiconductor amplifier loop mirror at 40 Gbit/s

Ellis, A. D., Davies, D. A. O., Kelly, A. & Pender, W. A., 20 Jul 1995, In : Electronics letters. 31, 15, p. 1245-1247 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mirrors
Switches
Semiconductor materials
Crosstalk
Polarization

Demonstration of 205km transmission of 35 GHz, 5ps pulses generated from a diodedriven, low-jitter, beat-signal to soliton train conversion source

Richardson, D. J., Chamberlin, R. P., Dong, L., Payne, D. N., Ellis, A. D., Widdowson, T. & Spirit, D. M., 1995, In : Electronics letters. 31, 6, p. 470-472 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Timing jitter
Solitons
Jitter
Electric lines
Diodes

Design of soliton systems for optimum capacity

Doran, N. J., Forysiak, W., Smith, N. J., Knox, F. M. & Allen, K. M., 1995, In : Pure and Applied Optics. 4, 4, p. 271-279 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solitons
solitary waves
Jitter
vibration
Timing jitter

Environmentally stable high-power soliton fiber lasers that use chirped fiber Bragg gratings

Fermann, M. E., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., Aug 1995, In : Optics Letters. 20, 15, p. 1625-1627 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bragg gratings
fiber lasers
solitary waves
locking
fibers

Evaluating the Capacity of Phase Modulator-Controlled Long-Haul Soliton Transmission

Smith, N. J. & Doran, N., Jun 1995, In : Optical Fiber Technology. 1, 3, p. 218-235 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solitons
Modulators
modulators
amplifiers
solitary waves

Experimental and theoretical studies on a distributed temperature sensor based on Brillouin scattering

Bao, X., Dhliwayo, J., Heron, N., Webb, D. J. & Jackson, D. A., Jul 1995, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 13, 7, p. 1340-1348 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

temperature sensors
scattering
fibers
polarization
interactions

Fibre grating time delay element for phased array antennas

Molony, A., Edge, C. & Bennion, I., 17 Aug 1995, In : Electronics letters. 31, 17, p. 1485-1486 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antenna phased arrays
Time delay
Fibers
Electric delay lines
Optical fibers

Fourier-transform-limited 2.5ps light pulses with electrically tunable wavelength (15nm) by hybridly modelocking a semiconductor laser in a chirped Bragg grating fibre external cavity

Yu, J., Huhse, D., Schell, M., Schulze, M., Bimberg, D., Williams, J. A. R., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 9 Nov 1995, In : Electronics letters. 31, 23, p. 2008-2009 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fiber Bragg gratings
Semiconductor lasers
Fourier transforms
Wavelength
Frequency modulation

Four WDM channel NRZ to RZ format conversion using a single semiconductor laser amplifer

Noel, L., Shan, X. & Ellis, A. D., 16 Feb 1995, In : Electronics letters. 31, 4, p. 277-278 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Light amplifiers
Wavelength division multiplexing
Bit error rate
Semiconductor lasers

Generation of 10 nJ picosecond pulses from a modelocked fibre laser

Fermann, M. E., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., 2 Feb 1995, In : Electronics letters. 31, 3, p. 194-195 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fiber lasers
Laser pulses
Pulse repetition rate
Erbium
Fiber Bragg gratings

High power neodymium soliton fiber laser that uses a chirped fiber grating

Hofer, M., Ober, M. H., Hofer, R., Fermann, M. E., Sucha, G., Harter, D., Sugden, K., Bennion, I., Mendonca, C. A. C. & Chiu, T. H., Aug 1995, In : Optics Letters. 20, 16, p. 1701-1703 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

neodymium
fiber lasers
solitary waves
gratings
fibers

High-power soliton fibre laser based on pulse width control with chirped fibre Bragg gratings

Fermann, M. E., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., Jan 1995, In : Optics Letters. 20, 2, p. 172-174 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bragg gratings
fiber lasers
pulse duration
solitary waves
fibers

Hopping transport on a fractal: ac conductivity of porous silicon

Ben-Chorin, M., Möller, F., Koch, F., Schirmacher, W. & Eberhard, M. A., 15 Jan 1995, In : Physical Review B. 51, 4, p. 2199-2213 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Porous silicon
porous silicon
Fractals
fractals
conductivity

Investigation of photorefractive subharmonics in the absence of wavemixing

Sturman, B. I., McClelland, T. E., Webb, D. J., Shamonina, E. & Ringhofer, K. H., 1 Sep 1995, In : Journal of the Optical Society of America B. 12, 9, p. 1621-1627 7 p.

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thresholds
luminous intensity
space charge
nonlinearity
electric fields

Leading edge forecasting techniques for exchange rate prediction

Nabney, I. T., Dunis, C., Dallaway, R., Leong, S. & Redshaw, W., 4 Dec 1995, In : European Journal of Finance. 1, 4, p. 311-323 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prediction
Exchange rates
Statistical methods
Quantitative research
Machine learning

Low frequency peculiarities of the photorefractive response in sillenites

McClelland, T. E., Webb, D. J., Sturman, B. I., Mann, M. & Ringhofer, K. H., 1 Jan 1995, In : Optics Communications. 113, 4-6, p. 371-377 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photorefractive crystals
Beam plasma interactions
Electric space charge
Optical systems
low frequencies

Low jitter, long distance pulse transmission near net fibre dispersion zero wavelength

Knox, F. M., Harper, P., Kean, P. N., Doran, N. J. & Bennion, I., 17 Aug 1995, In : Electronics letters. 31, 17, p. 1467-1468 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wave transmission
Jitter
Optical fibers
Electric lines
Stabilization

Magnetic and spectroscopic properties of a series of linear homo- and heterotrinuclear clusters with asymmetric 3,4-disubstituted 1,2,4-triazoles as ligands.

van Koningsbruggen, P. J., Haasnoot, J. G., Vreugdenhil, W., Reedijk, J. & Kahn, O., Nov 1995, In : Inorganica Chimica Acta. 239, 1-2, p. 5-12 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anions
Negative ions
Ligands
magnetic properties
anions

Multiquantum well electroabsorption modulators for 80 Gbit/s OTDM systems

Moodie, D. G., Ellis, A. D., Thurlow, A. R., Harlow, M. J., Lealman, I. F., Perrin, S. D., Rivers, L. J. & Robertson, M. J., 1995, In : Electronics letters. 31, 16, p. 1370-1371 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electroabsorption modulators
Demultiplexing

Picosecond soliton transmission using concatenated nonlinear optical loop-mirror intensity filters

Smith, N. J. & Doran, N., Jun 1995, In : Journal of the Optical Society of America B. 12, 6, p. 1117-1125 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

solitary waves
mirrors
filters
negative feedback
pulses

Postfabrication exposure of gap-type bandpass filters in broadly chirped fiber gratings

Zhang, L., Sugden, K., Williams, J. A. R., Bennion, I., Reid, D. C. J. & Ragdale, C. M., 15 Sep 1995, In : Optics Letters. 20, 18, p. 1927-1929 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bandpass filters
gratings
fibers
spacing
bandwidth
phase conjugation
solitary waves
vibration
transmission lines
telecommunication

Regenerative 20 Gbit/s wavelength conversion and demultiplexing using a semiconductor laser amplifier nonlinear loop mirror

Davies, D. A. O., Ellis, A. D. & Sherlock, G., 8 Jun 1995, In : Electronics letters. 31, 12, p. 1000-1001 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Demultiplexing
Optical frequency conversion
Light amplifiers
Jitter
Semiconductor lasers

Review of 'Solitons in Optical Communications' by A. Hasegawa and Y. Kodama

Doran, N., Jan 1995, In : International Journal of Optoelectronics. 10, 1, p. 59-60 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Simultaneous interrogation of interferometric and Bragg grating sensors

Brady, G. P., Kalli, K., Webb, D. J., Reekie, L., Archambault, J. L. & Jackson, D. A., 1 Jun 1995, In : Optics Letters. 20, 11, p. 1340-1342 3 p.

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interrogation
Bragg gratings
gratings
sensors
interferometers

Soliton switching using cascaded nonlinear-optical loop mirrors

Pattison, D. A., Forysiak, W., Kean, P. N., Bennion, I. & Doran, N. J., Aug 1995, In : Optics Express. 20, 1, p. 19-21 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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solitary waves
mirrors
emerging
cascades
extinction

Spatially-multiplexed fibre-optic Bragg grating strain and temperature sensor system based on interferometric wavelength-shift detection

Rao, Y-J., Kalli, K., Brady, G. P., Webb, D. J., Jackson, D. A., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 8 Jun 1995, In : Electronics letters. 31, 12, p. 1009-1010 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bragg gratings
Temperature sensors
Fiber optics
Wavelength
Fibers
Self phase modulation
Bragg gratings
phase modulation
Optical fibers
Laser pulses

Ultra-high-speed OTDM networks using semiconductor amplifier-based processing nodes

Ellis, A. D., Patrick, D. M., Flannery, D., Manning, R. J., Davies, D. A. O. & Spirit, D. M., May 1995, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 13, 5, p. 761-770 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wavelength-division and spatial multiplexing using tandem interferometers for Bragg grating sensor networks

Kalli, K., Zhang, L., Bennion, I., Brady, G. P., Webb, D. J. & Jackson, D. A., 15 Dec 1995, In : Optics Letters. 20, 24, p. 2544-2546

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

multiplexing
Bragg gratings
division
interferometers
sensors

Wide-band Fabry-Perot-like filters in optical fibre

Town, G. E., Sugden, K., Williams, J. A. R., Bennion, I. & Poole, S. B., 1 Jan 1995, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 7, 1, p. 78-80 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optical fibers
Resonators
optical fibers
resonators
broadband

Wide-stopband chirped fibre moiré grating transmission filters

Zhang, L., Sugden, K., Bennion, I. & Molony, A., 16 Mar 1995, In : Electronics letters. 31, 6, p. 477-479 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fibers
Resonators
1996

10 Gb/s transmission over 700 km of standard single-mode fiber with 10-cm chirped fiber grating compensator and duobinary transmitter

Loh, W. H., Laming, R. I., Ellis, A. D. & Atkinson, D., Sep 1996, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 8, 9, p. 1258-1260 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40Gbit/s error free transmission over a 68km distributed erbium doped fibre amplifier

Altuncu, A., Noel, L., Pender, W. A., Siddiqui, A. S., Widdowson, T., Ellis, A. D., Newhouse, M. A., Antos, A. J., Kar, G. & Chu, P. W., 1 Feb 1996, In : Electronics letters. 32, 3, p. 233-234 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erbium doped fiber amplifiers
Erbium
Solitons
Fibers

Coherence imaging by use of a Newton rings sampling function

Podoleanu, A. G., Dobre, G. M., Webb, D. J. & Jackson, D. A., 1 Nov 1996, In : Optics Letters. 21, 21, p. 1789-1794 6 p.

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oscilloscopes
Michelson interferometers
newton
interferometers
sampling

Compensating for dispersion and nonlinear Kerr effect without phase conjugation

Paré, C., Villeneuve, A., Belanger, P. A. & Doran, N., 1 Apr 1996, In : Optics Letters. 21, 7, p. 459-461 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

phase conjugation
Kerr effects
pulses
optical fibers
refractivity

Distributed temperature sensor based on Brillouin loss in an optical fibre for transient threshold monitoring

Bao, X., Webb, D. J. & Jackson, D. A., Jan 1996, In : Canadian Journal of Physics. 74, 1-2, p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

temperature sensors
optical fibers
thresholds
communication
fibers

Dual-cavity interferometric wavelength-shift detection for in-fiber Bragg grating sensors

Rao, Y. J., Jackson, D. A., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 1 Oct 1996, In : Optics Letters. 21, 19, p. 1556-1558 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bragg gratings
scanners
cavities
fibers
shift

Dynamics of on-line gradient descent learning for multilayer neural networks

Saad, D. & Solla, S. A., 1996, In : Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems. 8, p. 302-308 7 p.

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Multilayer neural networks
Neural networks

Excitation of higher spatial harmonics by a moving light pattern in sillenites

McClelland, T. E., Webb, D. J., Sturman, B. I., Shamonina, E., Mann, M. & Ringhofer, K. H., 1 Nov 1996, In : Optics Communications. 131, 4-6, p. 115-321 207 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electric space charge
Hysteresis
Pumps
harmonics
Crystals

Fast wavelength switching of semiconductor laser pulses by self-seeding

Huhse, D., Schell, M., Utz, W., Bimberg, D., Williams, J. A. R., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 30 Sep 1996, In : Applied Physics Letters. 69, 14, p. 2018-2020 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

inoculation
semiconductor lasers
pulses
wavelengths
tunable lasers

Feed-forward neural networks and topographic mappings for exploratory data analysis

Lowe, D. & Tipping, M. E., Jun 1996, In : Neural Computing and Applications. 4, 2, p. 83-95 13 p.

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Feedforward neural networks
Feature extraction
Visualization
Education

Fiber Bragg grating fabrication for dispersion slope compensation

Williams, J. A. R., Everall, L. A., Bennion, I. & Doran, N., Sep 1996, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 8, 9, p. 1187-1189 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fiber Bragg gratings
Bragg gratings
slopes
Fabrication
fabrication

Fibre Bragg grating time delay control of phased array antennae

Molony, A., Zhang, L., Williams, J. A. R., Bennion, I., Edge, C. & Fells, J., May 1996, In : Journal of Modern Optics. 43, 5, p. 1017-1024 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

phased arrays
delay lines
Bragg gratings
time lag
antennas